Women Talking by Miriam Toews

Women Talking

Miriam Toews

fiction contemporary feminism dark slow-paced

216 pages | first published 2018

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One evening, eight Mennonite women climb into a hay loft to conduct a secret meeting. For the past two years, each of these women, and more than a hundred other girls in their colony, has been repeatedly violated in the night by demons coming to p...
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Moods

dark 72%
reflective 60%
emotional 56%
challenging 50%
sad 41%
tense 33%
hopeful 25%
inspiring 14%
funny 8%
informative 8%
mysterious 3%
adventurous 1%

Pace

slow 56%
medium 33%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 71% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 9% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 17% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 11% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 65% | Yes: 15% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 39% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 6%

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3.69

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